The following article is going to show you how to burn FLV to DVD for free. Before getting started, let's take a look at:
What is FLV?
FLV (Flash Video) is a proprietary file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player. FLV content may also be embedded within SWF files. Notable users of the FLV format include YouTube, Google Video, Reuters.com, Yahoo! Video and MySpace. Flash Video is viewable on most operating systems, via the widely available Adobe Flash Player and web browser plugin, or one of several third-party programs such as Media Player Classic (with the ffdshow codecs installed), MPlayer, or VLC media player.
As we know, Windows DVD Maker is a great application to burn pictures and video to DVD discs. However, as a Windows built-in program, DVD Maker supports very limited video formats, such as avi, mpg, m1v, mpeg, mpe, mpv2, wm, wmv, dvr-ms, wtv and asf.
So, in order to burn FLV to DVD using Windows DVD Maker, we need to convert FLV first. The freeware Clone2Go Free Video Converter does the trick! Now let's take a look at how it performs to burn FLV to DVD for free with Clone2Go Free Video Converter and Windows DVD Maker.
Download and Install Free Video Converter
Import FLV into Free Video Converter
Click the "Add Video" button to import FLV files. Alternatively, you can drag and drop FLV files to the main panel of Free Video Converter.
Choose Output Format
From the "Profile" drop-down list, choose "Customized AVI Movie (*.avi)" as the output format.
Note: You need to set the "video codec" to "msmpeg4v2" in order to get the converted avi files successfully imported into Windows DVD Maker.
Start to Convert FLV to AVI
Click the "Start Encode" button to start to convert FLV to AVI.
Burn Converted AVI to DVD in Windows DVD Maker
After the FLV files are converted into AVI video, you can launch Windows DVD Maker and import the avi files into Windows DVD Maker for burning to DVD.